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Lights On After School 10/22/15


ABC Care will join in the 16th annual celebration of

Lights On AfterschoolOct. 22, 2015!

Launched in October 2000,Lights On Afterschoolis the only nationwide event celebrating afterschool programs and their important role in the lives of children, families and communities. The efforthas become a hallmark of the afterschool movement and generates media coverage across the country each year.

The Afterschool Alliance organizesLights On Afterschoolto draw attention to the many waysafterschool programs support students by offering them opportunities to learn new things suchas science, community service, robotics, Tae Kwon Do and poetry,and discover new skills. Theevents send a powerful message that millions more kids need quality afterschool programs.

In America today 15.1 million children are alone and unsupervised after school Afterschool programs keep kids, safe, help working families, and inspire learning. They provide opportunities to help young people develop into successful adults.

Talk to your center staff to find out how you can support the Afterschool Alliance!

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